Vax

VAX was an instruction set architecture (ISA), developed by Digital Equipment Corporation (DEC) in the mid-1970s. The VAX-11/780 introduced on October 25, 1977 was the first of a range of popular and influential computers implementing that architecture.A 32-bit complex instruction set computer based on DEC's earlier PDP-11, VAX ("Virtual Address eXtension"), was designed to extend or replace DEC's various PDP ISAs. The VAX architecture's primary features were virtual addressing (for example demand paged virtual memory) and its orthogonal instruction set.
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  • Visual Maths: A Brief History of CGI

    …, the machine would crash numerous times, the idea of a ten day turnaround was wildly optimistic. To ensure the film was completed on time, Hoffman took the code to the San Diego Supercomputer Center to use their machines, ported the code to run on Cray systems. Without that, the film would never have made its deadline. Film render times were already…

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